Louisiana State Police

Karmen Lomas

Eunice woman arrested for fatal crash

Karmen Lomas, a 46-year-old Eunice woman, was arrested in connection with a crash that took the life of Gregory Leger, 24, of Rayne, according to a Louisiana State Police Troop I news release.
The crash occurred on May 13 on La. 13 near Schultz Road in Acadia Parish.
On Wednesday, troopers arrested Lomas after toxicology results showed that Lomas was under the influence of multiple types of narcotics at the time of the crash, police stated.
Lomas was placed under arrest and charged with vehicular homicide and reckless operation of a motor vehicle, police stated.

A two-vehicle crash at La. 98 and MCain Road in Acadia Parish after 8 a.m. Thursday left two people dead. (Photo by Steve Bandy/Crowley Post-Signal)

Acadia Parish crash claims 2 lives

A two-vehicle crash resulted in two men suffering fatal injuries on La. 3070 (McCain Road) at La. 98 in Acadia Parish shortly before 7:30 a.m. Thursday, according to a news release from Louisiana State Police Troop I.
Police identified the victms as 40-year-old Carlos Lazo of Duson and 28-year-old Luis Estrada of Scott.
The preliminary investigation by State Police revealed that

U.S. 190 wreck

A two-car wreck occurred at about 7:30 a.m. Thursday on U.S. 190 east of Eunice. A Louisiana State Police trooper was investigating. Bystanders said there was a person in the ambulance, but believed that person walked there. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Unrestrained Crowley man dies in single vehicle crash

A single vehicle crash on La. 93 near Chris Road in St. Landry Parish took the life of 22-year-old Destin Hail of Crowley on Saturday, according to a news release from Louisiana State Police Troop I.
The crash occurred at about 10:30 p.m. as Hail was traveling southbound on La. 93 in a 2008 Chevrolet pickup. For unknown reasons, Hail’s vehicle ran off of the right side of the roadway, striking a utility pole, fence, and a tree, police stated.

Unrestrained driver killed in Evangeline Parish crash

A two-vehicle crash on La. 104 at Beacon Road in Evangeline Parish at 10:30 p.m. Aug. 10 claimed the life of 18-year-old McKenzie Dupre of Washington, according to a Louisiana State Police Troop I news release.
Dupre was operating a 2003 Toyota Camry northbound on Beacon Road at the intersection of La. 104, police stated. At the same time, 69-year-old James Fontenot of Mamou was operating a 2002 Ford F-150 eastbound on La. 104. Dupre proceeded through the intersection, and her Camry was struck by the F-150, police stated.


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